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Radio Experimentation and Market Trials -- Streamlining Rules

The Federal Communications Commission announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved, for a period of three years, the information collection requirements contained in the regulations in the .

Subcommittees to Explore How Advances in Communications and Technology Can Inform 21st Century Cure

The Subcommittees on Communications and Technology and Health, chaired by Reps Greg Walden (R-OR) and Joe Pitts (R-PA), respectively, have scheduled a joint hearing for July 17, 2014.

Higher education, library groups release net neutrality principles

Today, higher education and library organizations representing thousands of colleges, universities, and libraries nationwide released a joint set of Net Neutrality Principles they recommend form the basis of an upcoming Federal Communications Comm

FCC Holding Workshop On Accessibility And Social Media

The Federal Communications Commission 's Accessibility and Innovation Initiative will host a public event, "Accessing Social Media," on July 17, 2014, at FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington (DC).

ALA, public libraries to measure Internet speeds, add to E-rate record

The American Library Association (ALA) and the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland College Park will gauge the quality of public access to the Internet in our nation’s public libraries in the summer of 2014.

NTCA Unveils New Ad Campaign Touting Rural Broadband Providers’ Community-Based Solutions

NTCA -- The Rural Broadband Association has unveiled a new advertising campaign touting rural telecommunications providers’ long and successful history of solving the challenges of distance and density in deploying networks and delivering quality,

comScore Reports May 2014 US Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

Key trends in the US smartphone industry for May 2014: Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.9 percent original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market share, while Google Android led as the #1 smartphone platform with 52.1 percent p

FCC Enforcement Bureau Adds Decorated Prosecutor to its Leadership Team

The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau announced that Katherine Winfree has joined the Bureau as Chief of Staff.

Businesses and Public Interest Groups Challenge Copyright Proposals on International Trade Agreement

Public Knowledge, its partners in the global Our Fair Deal coalition, and a diverse international network of businesses, creators, innovators, start-ups, educators, libraries, archives, and users have released two new open letters to negotiators o

Robert Weller Joins NAB as Vice President of Spectrum Policy

The National Association of Broadcasters announced that Robert Weller, the Federal Communications Commission's Chief of Technical Analysis, will join NAB as Vice President, Spectrum Policy on July 28, 2014.